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Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health

How can the potential of agriculture be unleashed to reduce malnutrition and ill health? Agriculture impacts poor people’s nutrition and health, and people’s nutrition and health in turn affects their productivity. As a supplier of food, a source of income…

Policy Seminar

The New Politics of Food & Farming

Abstract The politics of food and agriculture are changing fast in the 21st Century. Farm lobbies remain as dominant as ever over policy within their own sectors in OECD countries, but in the realm of culture, the sophisticated elite that claim to speak for…

Policy Seminar

Agricultural Price Distortions, Inequality, and Poverty

Abstract The prices of farm products, namely food products, are crucial determinants of the extent of poverty and inequality in the world. The vast majority of the world’s poorest households considerably depend on farming for income while spending a large…

Special Event

Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum

The Forum is organized by the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management with technical support from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of…

Policy Seminar

Economics Beyond Markets: Choice Experiments In Developing Countries

In the past few decades, the choice experiment method has become popular among the public and private sectors in developed countries as a guide for efficient and effective decision-making. In the public sector, this tool’s popularity can be attributed to its…

Policy Seminar

Successes in African Agriculture

There is a new consensus today that investing in African agriculture is fundamental for reducing poverty and food insecurity on the continent. But how can this be done without repeating many of the mistakes of the past that led to widespread disappointment and…